7 Influential French Playwrights

7 Influential French Playwrights

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We love french playwrights at StageMilk. The french just know what they’re doing when it comes to making great theatre. Here our our 5 favourite french playwrights for you to sink your teeth into. If you¬†want a more specific play recommendation check out best french plays.

Our Favourite French Playwrights

  • 1

    Tartuffe, The Miser, The Misanthrope

  • 2
    Jean Genet

    The Balcony, The Maids

  • 3
    Jean-Paul Sartre

    No Exit, Dirty Hands

  • Jean Racine
    Jean Racine

    Phedre, Andromaque

  • Yasmina Reza
    Yasmina Reza

    God of Carnage, Art

  • Pierre Corneille
    Pierre Corneille

    Le Cid, The Liar

  • Pierre de Marivaux
    Pierre de Marivaux

    The Game of Love and Chance, Double Inconstancy

Other Great Playwrights by Nation

Best American Playwrights

Best Australian Playwrights

Best English Playwrights

Let us know in a comment below who your favourite french playwright is. We love to hear from you…

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